By Jonathan Isaby

There are two local council by-election results from yesterday, from different ends of the country and with very different outcomes.

The Lib Dems gained a seat from the Conservaitves in Fareham in Hampshire, but suffered a drubbing at the hands of Labour in Warrington.

The full results were:

Fareham West ward, Fareham
Lib Dem – 933
Con – 687
Lab – 124
Ukip – 93
Green – 35
Lib Dem gain from Con on a swing of 26.9%.

Bewsey and Whitecross ward, Warrington
Lab – 1032
Lib Dem – 221
Con – 118
Green – 47
Ind – 33
Lab gain from Lib Dem on a swing of 17.3%